Registrar-commencement 2019
 

2019 Commencement Information:

  • Thursday, May 16, 2019 on the St. Thomas Campus. (Commencement will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m.). Student will assemble in the Varsity area (1st floor) of the Sports & Fitness Center no later than 11:30 am.
  • Friday, May 17, 2019 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus, St. Croix (Commencement will begin promptly at 1:30 p.m.). Student will assemble in the 300 level no later than 12 noon.
Application Deadline for December graduates:
  • Friday, November 16, 2018
Application Deadline for May graduates:
  • Friday, March 22, 2019

How to Apply:
  • Students must apply online via mycampus.uvi.edu .  
  • No paper applications will be accepted.
Fee:
  • A non-refundable fee of $75.00 (this fee includes the diploma, cap and gown) is charged each candidate. Students receiving an additional degree will pay $25.00 for each. It is payable at the time of your online application submission. If the requirements for the degree are not completed, the student must re-apply and pay the graduation fee the next semester he or she becomes a candidate for a degree.
Note: Once application for graduation is paid students can proceed to the Bookstore with the receipt for 
           Cap and Gown measurements.
  • TBA is the last day to submit orders to the Bookstore without penalty. All Cap and Gown orders placed after that day will now incur a $75 express shipping fee.
  •  An email notification will be sent when Commencement Regalia arrive at the Bookstore.
Rehearsal:
  • Rehearsal TBA, Time: 3:00 p.m. - St. Thomas, Location: Sports & Fitness Center (SFC).
  • Rehearsal TBA, Time: 3:00 p.m.  - St. Croix, Location: Great Hall.
  • Rehearsal is mandatory!
Diplomas:
  • Diplomas will be distributed during Commencement as you cross the stage.
Caps & Gowns:
  • Candidates may pick up academic regalia at the University Bookstore St. Thomas Campus TBA
  • Candidates may pick up academic regalia at the University Bookstore Albert A Sheen Campus from TBA

Participation:

  • Only students who have met all graduation requirements can participate in the Commencement Ceremony. All undergraduate students must have completed all required classes in their major with a minimum grade of (C) and a cumulative 2.00 GPA.
  • All graduate students must have completed all required classes in their major with a minimum grade of (B) and a cumulative 3.00 GPA. As a graduate student you are allowed the maximum of two (C) grades.
  • Rehearsal is mandatory!

Commencement Invitations and Tickets:

  • Each candidate for graduation on the St. Thomas Campus will receive one (1) printed Invitations and eight (8) Tickets on the Albert A. Sheen Campus will receive four (4) printed invitations.
  1. TBA - Administration and Conference Center (ACC 203), St. Thomas
  2. TBA- Administration and Conference Center (ACC 203), St. Thomas
  3. Students are required to satisfy all university obligations before receiving tickets and invitations.  The following  must be completed before ticket/invitation distribution: 
    1. Financial Aid Exit Interview
    2. Graduating Senior Exit Survey
    3. Institutional Advancement Exit Interview
  • Each candidate for graduation on the Albert A. Sheen Campus, St. Croix  will receive four (4) printed Invitations.
  1. TBA between 9:00am-12:00 noon and 1:00pm- 4:00 pm: Location: Research and Extension Center  Room 107 (next to the Great Hall), St. Croix.
Students are required to satisfy all university obligations before receiving tickets and invitations.  The following  must be completed before ticket/invitation distribution: 
  1. Financial Aid Exit Interview
  2. Graduating Senior Exit Survey
  3. Institutional Advancement Exit Interview

Additional Information:
Commencement Invitation for St. Thomas campus
Commencement Invitation for Albert A. Sheen Campus